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What does CF stand for in CF card?

What does CF stand for in CF card?

CompactFlash (CF) is a flash memory mass storage device used mainly in portable electronic devices. The format was specified and the devices were first manufactured by SanDisk in 1994. CompactFlash became one of the most successful of the early memory card formats, surpassing Miniature Card and SmartMedia.

How do you format a CF card on a Nikon D300?

You need to hold down both of the Mode and “trash can” buttons for 2 seconds and the top LCD will start blinking “For.” At that point you need to let go both buttons and then press on both again. Only then the actual formatting will take place.

What memory card does a Nikon D300 use?

The D300S supports both CF (Compact Flash) and SD (Secure Digital) memory. If cards will be used with card reader or other device, check that device supports 2 GB cards. SDHC compliant. If card will be used with card reader or other device, check that device supports SDHC.

Is CF better than SD?

SD cards tend to be much cheaper than CF cards, but CF cards tend to be faster and more durable than the smaller fragile SD cards. If you are going to be shooting in rough conditions CF cards might be the way to go, but if you shoot more casually SD cards might be better.

Why is my CF card full?

Your camera can have issues recognizing high-capacity CF memory cards (usually at least 16 GB) or reading its full memory space. If this occurs, your camera may need a firmware update or upgrade.

How reliable are CF cards?

CompactFlash cards are physically a little bit larger than other formats and are still one of the most reliable mass data storage units in the market. CompactFlash are now the preferred memory card for professional videographers using digital video cameras.

What kind of memory card does a Nikon D300 use?

The Nikon D300 can use Compact Flash memory cards up to 32GB in size. Due to a small number of 16GB or smaller CF cards being made, a 32GB CF card will end up being the best value per GB of storage. The D300 will format cards to use the FAT32 filesystem.

What’s the ISO range for a Nikon D300?

Low-noise files at ISO from 200-3200; The D300’s DX-format CMOS sensor, with a high signal-to-noise ratio, empowers photographers to produce exceptionally clean files from a broad 200-3200 ISO range. Expanded range of options include Lo-1 (ISO 100 equivalent) and Hi-1 (ISO 6400 equivalent).

Can a Nikon D300 be used as an electronic rangefinder?

Non-CPU AI NIKKOR: Can be used in exposure modes A and M; Electronic Rangefinder can be used if Maximum Aperture is f/5.6 or Faster; Color Matrix Metering and Aperture Value Display Supported if User Provides Lens Data. For a full list of the technical specifications please refer to the product manual.